Improving coastal community access to essential HIV services in Madagascar
Through our close links to communities in the countries where we work, we know that HIV/Aids affects many fishing communities. Our director of Community Health, Dr. Vik Mohan, explains...
Improving community health to boost engagement in conservation
I sat down with Edith Ngunjiri, our Technical Advisor, Health-Environment Partnerships, to get her insights on the health-environment approach following the 15th anniversary of the Blue Ventures Safidy programme. The community health programme has integrated health activities within marine conservation...
From reproductive health to COVID-19: thirteen years of responding to community health needs
As we celebrate thirteen years of supporting community health, our Safidy teams continue to show their unrelenting dedication as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic
A Medical Elective in Madagascar
Hina Morjaria, a medical student at the University of Exeter, spent her elective learning about community health in remote Madagascar as a Blue Ventures volunteer.
Visiting Andavadoaka: a community health learning exchange
After making the five day journey from Maintirano, Toalidy spent a month with Blue Ventures’ Safidy team in Andavadoaka learning new ways to support remote coastal communities.
Tackling childhood illness in Madagascar
In partnership with Madagascar's Ministry of Health and USAID Mikolo, Blue Ventures is training and supporting women in and around the Velondriake area to manage common childhood illnesses.